Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) is a self-governing organization established in 1973 for recruiting in the pursuance of the recommendations of the Gajendragadkar Committee. The board is charged with the responsibility of hiring Scientists and to such other posts and services. From time to time through competitive examinations or direct recruitment selection is been done as per the requirement.
Agricultural Research Service and ARS National Eligibility Test (ARSNET) are carried out by ASRB for the recruitment of researcher in various fields/ branches. ARSNET is an examination for scientists in Agricultural Research Service in fields such as Plant Genetics, Plant Breeding, Seed Technology, Plant Pathology, Economic Botany, Agricultural Entomology, Plant Nematology, Agricultural Chemicals/ Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Plant Physiology, Agricultural Microbiology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Animal Biotechnology, Livestock Production Management, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Chemistry, Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, Farm Machinery & Power, Agricultural Statistics, Agricultural Extension and many more related fields/ subjects.
The applicant must have masters’ degree in relevant field or area OR masters’ degree with specialization in any of the given fields or subjects.
ARSNET Paper Pattern
ARS examination comprises of two examinations that is Prelim – ARS / NET Examination and ARS – Main Examination. ARS / NET is to decide the eligibility for appearing for determined post where as ARS – Main Examination is for filling of the position.
ARS/NET is a 200 mark objective type examination with time duration of two and half hour.
How to Apply
Eligible and interested applicants can apply for the exam through the application form available at the ASRB website with all the required and relevant documents to the Secretary, Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan, Pusa, New Delhi – 110012
Hope the above information for ARSNET examination will help you in applying for the exam. For more information regarding ARSNET examination you can visit ASRB website: asrb.org.in/